Olive oil (or alternative oil)
spices: turmeric and garam masala (you could also use other spices such as cumin, coriander, chili, curry powder)
3 medium sized sweet potatoes or potatoes
1 tin of tomatoes
coconut milk (optional)
mixture of red, green and brown lentils (about 400g)
Step 1: Chop onion, a few cloves of garlic and some ginger
Step 2: Peel and chop sweet potatoes or potatoes into pieces
Step 3: Heat about 1 tablespoon of olive oil in big pot. Then add onion, garlic and ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes
Step 4: Add some turmeric and garam masala (or alternative spices) and cook for another two minutes
Step 5: Add tin of tomatoes, about 2 cups of water and sweet potatoes or potatoes to pot. (You can replace some of the water with coconut milk if you wish.) Stir well
Step 6: Add bowl of lentils to the pot. Stir well again
Step 7: Bring to boil, then simmer for 25-30 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add some more water if it becomes too dry while cooking.
Step 8: Stir in some fresh spinach and it’s ready!
Step 9: It should look like this when it’s done. If you cook too much don’t worry: you can put it in the fridge or freezer and eat later.